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Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County & MTA Police Team Up To Combat Anti-Semitism In Five Towns

Authorities say the move comes following 11 separate incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti appearing on three LIRR station platforms in Five Towns over the last year.

01/29/2014

Morning rush commuters board a LIRR train in Mineola. (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LIRR, Metro-North Ridership Grew In 2013

Both commuter rail lines carried 83.4 million riders last year. The stronger economy and more people back to work were credited with the increases.

01/27/2014

An extra-alarm fire broke out at a condo complex in Albertson, Long Island Friday night. (Credit: Frankie)

Condo Complex Fire Forces Suspension Of LIRR Oyster Bay Branch

A fire in an Albertson complex partially shut down on the Long Island Rail Road Friday evening.

01/24/2014

Penn Station

Service Back On Track Following Delays, Canceled Trains For LIRR, Amtrak, NJ TRANSIT

It is unclear which tracks the smoke condition originated from, but sources told CBS 2 that it started shortly after 4 p.m Friday.

01/24/2014

As part of the East Side Access megaproject, the MTA is building a new concourse for the Long Island Rail Road under Grand Central Terminal. This photo shows progress as of October 2013. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin)

Report: LIRR East Side Access To Cost More, Won’t Be Ready Until Next Decade

The effort to bring LIRR trains to a new concourse 10 stories beneath Grand Central was at one time an $8 billion project with a 2013 completion date. But the MTA board will reportedly be told the project could top $10 billion and won’t be ready until 2021 or later.

01/24/2014

A NY Waterways ferry had difficulty maneuvering through ice on the Hudson River on Jan. 23, 2014. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Bitter Cold Impacting Commute By Rail, Road And River

Chopper 2 captured a NY Waterway ferry slow to almost a complete stop as it maneuvered around ice Thursday morning.

01/23/2014

FILE - D train at Stillwell Avenue platform in Brooklyn during the snow storm that hit the New York City area on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. (Photo: MTA / Patrick Cashin)

Tri-State Area Commuters Face Schedule Changes, Delays On Mass Transit

Commuters using mass transit can expect delays and schedule changes after up to 13 inches of snow fell on the New York metropolitan area.

01/22/2014

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

MTA Rejects LIRR Contract Proposal, Possible Summertime Strike Looming

LIRR union workers have been without a contract for three and a half years. That contract draught will continue because the MTA has rejected a White House mediator’s proposal to end the dispute.

01/16/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Broken Rail Snags LIRR Trains During Evening Rush

Three LIRR train runs were canceled during the Wednesday evening rush, due to broken rail west of Rockville Centre.

01/15/2014

A man uses a snow blower along the streets of a cold and snow covered Manhattan  January 3, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Frigid Temps Move In After First Storm Of Year Covers Tri-State With Snow

Bedford Park in the Bronx was on record with the highest snow total at 11.6 inches, according to the National Weather Service. Central Park recorded 6 inches of snow.

01/03/2014

A woman walks up snow covered subway stairs in Brooklyn following a storm that left up to 8 inches of snow on January 3, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Traffic, Transit & Travel Updates: Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

Everything you need to know about transit delays and cancellations due to the winter storm.

01/03/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

8 Years In Prison For Former LIRR Conductor In Fraud Scheme

A former Long Island Rail Road conductor was sentenced this week to eight years in prison, after being convicted of playing a role in a massive disability fraud scheme.

12/21/2013

The Deer Park Long Island Rail Road Station - Deer Park, NY - File / Photo: MTA

Report: L.I. Man Killed In Collision At Deer Park LIRR Station

A Long Island man is dead after he lost control of his car and crashed into a Long Island Rail Road platform.

12/14/2013

New Yorkers Dress Up As Santa For "SantaCon" Gathering (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Excitement, Concern Ahead Of Saturday’s Annual SantaCon

After complaints about boorish, bar-hopping St. Nicks got attention from local officials and police, the event’s ringleaders are trying to quell the SantaCon-troversy ahead of this year’s gathering Saturday.

12/13/2013

FILE - Colin Ferguson arrives in court surrounded by court officers and wearing a bullet proof vest Dec. 10, 1993 for his initial hearing. (Photo POOL/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims Honored On 20th Anniversary Of LIRR Massacre

Saturday marked 20 years since the Long Island Rail Road massacre, which left 16 people dead and more than a dozen wounded when a gunman opened fire inside a train full of passengers.

12/07/2013

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